This is a very cool historical site full of huge, amazing Incan stones. The views of Cusco are amazing and don’t miss the slide rock!
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I'm eating this place 5 stars purely due to the magickal energy permeating every orifice.. I broke the rules and clambered down rocks into sectioned off bits as I couldn't resist... There is pure history and some higher energy hanging around here. Even if you're...More
There are ruins that are more scenic, more complex and/or complete, but these have the best examples of big walls of huge, smoothed and incredibly well-fitted stones (They're GRANITE! -- My mind boggles at the sheer amount of labour, and fineness of the work.)
Amazing Inka rock work. The size and carving of the rocks is mind boggling. Great view of the city below.
We greatly enjoyed our pleasant walk here with informed guide Juan Carlos. It was a worthwhile discovery of Incan and pre-Incan culture and history.
So close to city, easy to visit and the views from the top are magnificent. Easy to walk back to city and stop at the church on the way. If you're up for it and acclimated to altitude, walk both ways :)
The ruins are very impressive and typical of Inca architecture. Easy to walk, not crowded, with great views of Cuzco. Go with a guide to identify the highlights, and leisurely enjoy this historic area.
You could check photos in advance and think that those are some big rocks and how did they get them there. Probably it was difficult. But surprise : some of those big rocks are part of the hill, of the rock bed. And they are...More
Very large area of Inkan engineering with massive stones and natural features. The vies of the city are awesome too.